Rumors circulated on Thursday that the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets were interested in acquiring Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry. Well, late Thursday night/early Friday morning word broke that Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan actually blocked a trade for Lowry. Dolan supervises the Knicks’ day-to-day operations and he forced the team to back out at the last minute.
A player really establishes himself as an all-time great when he is competing for championships.
As sports are dominated by a handful of teams, the players associated with those teams begin to ascend the rankings among their peers and stand out in the sports world.
Each of the NBA’s Eastern Conference teams has now played at least 16 games. And entering Tuesday’s action, only two of them are currently above .500.
Oklahoma City Thunder rookie center Steven Adams tried to exercise a little sportsmanship Thursday night as his team’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers wound down to the final buzzer. He reached out to shake hands with Clippers center Byron Mullens, who completely rejected him.
I had a great Veteran’s Day yesterday. I got to enjoy a meal at Applebee’s while watching my favorite team, the San Antonio Spurs, run their record to 7-1 after beating the Philadelphia 76ers, 109-85.
After seeing the 38-17 dismantling of LSU on Saturday, Alabama remains the undisputed top team in college football. The Crimson Tide have carried over their form from game to game and year to year for a good while now.
Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash has only played sparingly this season and has looked hobbled when he’s been on the floor. Sunday night the Lakers lost badly to the Minnesota Timberwolves 113-90 and Nash sat out the second half because of a back injury. Reports now suggest the Lakers are seriously concerned about their 39-year-old point guard’s back.
Can you believe it has been 17 years since the movie “Celtic Pride,” was released in theaters. No, you probably weren’t thinking about it.
Videos: San Antonio Spurs: Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili, Kawhi Leonard star in hilarious new commercials
Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Kawhi Leonard are starring in a new series of commercials and they are hilarious.
Jim Delany does a remarkable job of acting exactly like you’d expect the commissioner of America’s most quintessentially Midwestern collegiate conference to act. He’s flashless, clinical, alternately too naive and too cynical but never cautiously optimistic, and always seemingly about 20 years behind the times. In other words, he’s a draw play on 3rd and 4.